Who’s up for getting Whitehall ISO approved?

Posted: November 3, 2010 in Advisor, Auditor, Business, Consultancy, ISO 9001, Management systems, Performance measures
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Well who would have thought it. That recent report by Sir Philip Greene has condemned Government procurement practices as ‘shocking’. He then goes on to quote examples that are just too bizarre for words. Yes I know this is nothing new but uncontrolled and inefficient processes, coupled with a lack of understanding and ownership and performance measures, just appear to be rife.

Wouldn’t you just love to get amongst it all and sort it all out. The framework is there with ISO and businesses have to comply so why should politicians be exempt. Now today I read that whilst Sir Philip raised concern over the current practice of payment within five days to suppliers, to the point of negotiating later payments, the latest Enterprise Czar Lord Young wanted prompt payment to SME to be retained.

You could have a field day.   I have to admit that can’t quite see frustrated Quality professionals marching on Downing Street, but come on where would you start?

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